Interview with Peter Magui Bul
Peter Magui Bul, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan tells his story of flight from war, growing up in refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya, enduring ongoing deprivation and danger, not knowing whether he would eat on any given day, but yet attaining an education in the camps, being granted entry to the United States in 2001, attaining citizenship in 2007, graduating from college, and going on to become an inspirational speaker motivating American youth to face their hardships and overcome them.
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